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DoanMountainDún Maol Chobha A name in Irish (Ir. Dún Maol Chobha [PNNI], 'Maol Chobha's fort')DownCounty, in Arderin List, Granite granophyre Bedrock
Height:592.6mOS 1:50k Mapsheet: 29Grid Reference: J30226 26215This summit has been logged as climbed by 294 members. Recently by: Heggs, LorraineG60, Hound-of-Ulster, LorraineG, melohara, Helenha, IainT, Lauranna, bryanjbarry, MichaelG55, DelStewart, Djouce, stevebullers, maryt, trostanite I have climbed this summit: NO (You need to be a logged-in member to change this.)
There is no record of an actual fort here, so the name probably comes from the imagined resemblence of the craggy summit to a fortress. For origin of name, see PNNI for info on Maol Chobha.
Doan is the 310th highest summit in Ireland. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/290/